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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$10 - $30
CUISINES
Indian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Menu

CHAI WAI (DRINKS)
A great assortment of Indian beers, Wines are available. Please check with server
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Masala Chai
A soothing anti-oxidant rich beverage, made with Darjeeling tea leaves, select herbs and spices. Whole milk added
5
Desi Soft Drinks
Maaza/Thumbs Up/Limca/Fanta/Coconut Water etc; subject to availability
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Dhaba Special Lassis
Mango/Sweet/Salt
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Other Beverages
Coke, Diet Coke, 7-Up, Bottled Water
SHURUYAT (BEGINNINGS)
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Bhatura Chole
Leavened deep fried bread served with Dhaba style curried chick peas. A classic!!
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Paneer Pakora
Stuffed paneer pakora (fritters) made with a soft-bodied Indian cheese
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Udta Panchi^
Chicken Wings marinated in a special blend of Dhaba spices and barbecued in the clay oven. Served with chutneys
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Tandoori Khazana^
An assorted platter of chicken, shrimp and lamb kebabs from our clay oven; Chef special
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Punjabi Veggie Platter
An assorted platter capturing the essence of Punjab. Mouthwatering veggie and paneer pakoras (fritters), samosa, tikki, chole and chutneys
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Aloo Puri
Curried boiled potatos served with deep fried puffed bread (puri)
JALWA-E-SHORBA (DHABA SOUPS) SEASONAL
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Tamatar Shorba
Punjabi style soup with farm fresh tomatoes, herbs and paneer
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Shahi Murgh Shorba^
A fragrant chicken soup with select herbs
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Rehmani Shorba^
Plain cooked lamb soup laced with special herbs, yogurt and spices
SALADS
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Murgh Salad^
A healthy portion of chicken salad made with dhaba dressings & other essential accoutrements
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Jhinga Salad^
A succulent salad with shrimps, Dhaba sauces and chef selected accompaniments
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Rangeen House Salad
Fresh Salad topped with Mango dressing and gram flour puffs
DAILY LUNCH SPECIALS
Accompanied with Pappadum, Basmati Rice-White/Brown, plain Naan, Choice of 1 side (Dal/Raita) and House Dessert
VEGGIE SPECIAL
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Monday - Malai Kofta
Vegetarian substitute for meatballs. Dumplings made out of paneer, cauliflower, carrots and potatoes in a rich creamy sauce
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Tuesday - Paneer Tikka Masala
Cubes of cottage cheese combined in an authentic, richly spiced sauce made with tomatos and onions
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Wednesday - Palak Paneer
Cubes of cottage-cheese layered with cooked spinach
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Thursday - Dil Bahar Korma
Vegeable korma made with fresh seasonal vegetables inspired by our chefs
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Friday - Lakhnavi Shaahi Paneer
This simple splendor of cottage cheese, cooked in our chef's secret sauce with bell peppers, herbs and spices
CHICKEN SPECIAL
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Monday - Dhaba Chicken Curry^
Tender and boneless chicken pieces cooked with aromatic spices in a satisfying dhaba sauce. A must try!
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Tuesday - Dhaba Chicken Korma^
Tender and boneless chicken pieces cooked in a nutty curry
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Wednesday - Kashmiri Chicken Tikka Masala^
Chunks of chicken breast marinated in spices and yogurt then baked in a tandoor oven. It is combined in a special creamy sauce
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Thursday - Numberdar Saag Chicken^
Spicy chicken combined with healthy spinach. A unique dish!!
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Friday - Achari Chicken^
Tender and boneless chicken cooked with onion, fenugreek, fennel seeds in a gravy
LAMB / SEAFOOD SPECIAL
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Monday - Dhaba Lamb Curry^
Tender boneless lamb cubes cooked in a special blend of Dhaba spices
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Tuesday - Shrimp Curry^
Shrimp in a house special curry sauce
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Wednesday - Sharabi Kababi Gosht^
Lamb cooked with spinach and flavored with freshly ground garlic, ginger and spices
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Thursday - Lamb Vindaloo^
For fire eaters.A spicy lamb dish marinated with exotic spices and combined with vinegary potatos
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Friday - Fish Vindaloo^
This fiery stew is cooked with garlic, ginger and other spices
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Reviewed August 23, 2019 via mobile

Being English born and bred I know a good Indian meal when I taste one. The food at the Dhaba was exceptional! Two of our party had the Maharaja meal experience, one chicken and one lamb. We also had the lamb korma and chicken tikka...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank n8ivuk
Reviewed June 29, 2019

Am glad to have chosen The Dhaba instead of other options in Tempe. The cosy restaurant is welcoming and the owner of the restaurant makes your experience very personalized. A fine choice of restaurant if you are in the Phoenix area. The meal starts with...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Drun007
Reviewed May 11, 2019

Absolutely brilliant meal. I've been trying to find a fantastic Indian restaurant in the valley area and struggled with some really bad food. THIS PLACE IS FANTASTIC - I had the best butter chicken of my life today and highly recommend it.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Shawna88
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Love the food. My friend had the rose lassi and I the mango lassi. Both were creamy and wonderful. The Chicken Tikka Masala was simply divine and my friend enjoyed her tandoori chicken. the garlic Naan was tasty. Simply said, there is nothing but good...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank noelleka33
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Authentic Punjabi taste with the right blend of spices and flavor. Recommended Dishes: Chicken Achari, Shahi Paneer

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 141sanchitp
Reviewed March 4, 2019

I went with a friend and we chose the restaurant really because it was close to our hotel. As soon as we walked in we could see what a great place it is. Lots of vegetarian (and vegan) choices as well as meat/seafood. I had...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank ss_familyuk
Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

The amazing owners of this outstanding Indian restaurant are on hand to ensure you have an amazing dining experience. The menu of 5 pages include Vegetarian-Chicken-Lamb and Seafood all prepared authentically. Service is excellent. A must if you are in the Phoenix area.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank fled2az
Reviewed January 23, 2019

We had another very nice dinner in the Dhaba. The goat curry as well as the Fish korma where excellent. The Naan was very nice but got coold too fast (a covered basked or a heated plate might help). We will be back!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Eliane S
Reviewed December 7, 2018

Now this is what I call perfectly executed Indian food! I loved their chicken tikka masala sample of at the Wine and Food Festival in Scottsdale a few weeks prior and just had to check the place out. I was not disappointed. Everything we had...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

This is, hands down, one of THE BEST dining experiences we have EVER had. From the professionally warm greeting to the service to the food, this lovely restaurant cannot be beat. Everything we had stood on its own exceptionalness! We started with smooth and tasty...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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